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Ritz Hotel Press Conference

Last week SunWater Solar took part in a press conference held atop the Ritz Hotel, a San Francisco multifamily affordable housing building where SunWater Solar installed a 695 square-foot solar water-heating system. The event was organized and attended by representatives from PG&E, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) and the San Francisco Department of the […]

SunWater Solar Client Featured in PG&E Video

PG&E has done a lot of work this year to get the word out about the economic and environmental value of solar water-heating technology. We at SunWater Solar are happy to see PG&E working to increase awareness and adoption of solar thermal because we believe that this technology is one of the best ways to […]

Multi-family/Commercial CSI-Thermal Rebates Increase

On August 6, the California Public Utilities Commission officially announced a decision to increase the value of CSI-Thermal rebates for solar water heating systems. Tier one multi-family/commercial CSI-Thermal rebates were increased by 13.33%, raising the rebate from $12.82 to $14.53 per therm offset. The increase is the result of a petition from CALSEIA (California Solar […]

Solar Thermal at Crow Canyon Medical Center

SunWater Solar recently put the finishing touches on a large “combi” (combination) solar thermal cooling and heating system at Crow Canyon Medical Center (CCMC) in Danville, Calif. This system, the largest of its kind in California, features 75 Chromasun MCT collectors. The MCT is ideal for high-temperature solar thermal applications, such as commercial and industrial […]

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle

SunWater Solar was recently chosen by UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center to participate in a hydrogen fuel cell hybrid vehicle (FCHV) research project. SunWater Solar works closely with the world’s most advanced solar thermal technologies, such as parabolic and high-temperature collectors. It is exciting, and fitting, that we now have the opportunity to get […]

Solar Water Heating at Parris Island U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot

SunWater Solar staff have been onsite building four 80-collector solar hot water systems on barracks at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina. This project, one piece of a well-defined strategy within the U.S. military to adopt renewable energy technologies, is SunWater Solar’s largest and most ambitious project yet. In less […]

SunWater Solar on the Cover of SolarPro Magazine

Justin Weil, president of SunWater Solar, appears on the cover of the current issue of SolarPro magazine, now available online and in hard copy. The cover image features Justin alongside one of two 2,100-gallon Haase solar water storage tanks that SunWater Solar installed at a large multifamily building in Union City, Calif. This is the […]

CSI-Thermal Marketing Campaign is Now Live

After much anticipation by solar companies throughout the state, California Solar Initiative-Thermal program administrators recently announced the launch of a new marketing campaign designed to increase awareness of solar water-heating (SWH) technology among Californians. The campaign will utilize television, radio and print media, and the Internet, to spread the good word about the benefits of […]

Solar Cogeneration at Kendall-Jackson Winery

Cogenra recently announced the launch of their latest hybrid solar PV-thermal cogeneration system at Kendall-Jackson winery in Windsor, Calif.  SunWater Solar is proud to have installed this 96-module system, currently the world’s largest implementation of solar cogeneration technology.  The system includes a total of 4,000 gallons of solar hot water storage in two Haase Energy Tanks.  The hot water will […]

Solar Water Heating on the Rise among Multifamily Building Owners

An article in last week’s San Francisco Chronicle did a great job describing the growing trend of multifamily buildings in the U.S. “going green” in various ways, including the adoption of solar water heating. The article describes several factors that are driving the fast growth of green technology use by multifamily buildings. These factors include: […]

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Thermal For Low Income Housing

Low income housing building owners can currently garner very attractive CSI-T rebates

Storage Strategies

Issue of SolarPro magazine, featuring Justin Weil on cover and SunWater Solar article on solar storage

Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the recent Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA..

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

SunWater and UC Berkeley are working together to test this Toyota fuel cell vehicle

Advanced Solar Thermal Video

This video showcases solar thermal systems SunWater has recently installed